Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Shumway is a HTML5 plugin, created by the Mozilla developers designed for rendering the Shockware Flash format. Basicly, it is a HTML5 replacement for Adobe’s Flash.
Despite the fact that its experimental, Shumway has been integrated to the latest Nightly version of Mozilla Firefox. When it gets stable enough, it will be added by default in the Firefox browsers, to manage SWFs.
Shumway is multi-platform, working on Firefox installed on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.
To install Shumway on 32 bit Linux systems, just click here.
For installing Shumway on 64 bit Linux systems, you need to install some dependencies first:
$ sudo apt-get install libc6-dev-i386 g++-multilib
Next, click here. to install Shumway.
To verify if Shumway works properly, click one of the following:
- Racing (AS2) (as in live demo) and Racing (AS3)
- Tiger (AS3)
- Pacman (AS2) and Pacman (AS3)
- Box2D (AS3)
- MP3 Player (AS3) (requires MP3 playback support for HTML Audio)
seen on lffl.org